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Eastern redcedar burning tips

Eastern redcedar burning tips

Landowners and forest managers are welcomed to learn about how to clear and Eastern redcedar and maintain their lands and forests with prescribed burns.

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The Importance of Regular Prescribed Burning

The Importance of Regular Prescribed Burning

Landowners and producers are welcomed to learn about the importance of regular prescribed burning. View property that was recently burned and how this treatment helps manage the land.

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Managing Burns Safely

Managing Burns Safely

Tips for landowners and producers on how to burn their pasture safely and efficiently in the spring. Brought to you by John Weir at Oklahoma State University.

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The benefits of prescribed burns in growing season

The benefits of prescribed burns in growing season

Fire Ecologist John Weir describes the benefits of prescribed burns during the livestock grass growing season.

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Prescribed burning in wooded areas

Prescribed burning in wooded areas

John Weir from the Oklahoma State University explains the value of prescribed burning in oak forests -- and describes the differences in burning needs that exist between Eastern and Western Oklahoma.

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The Benefits of Opening Forest Canopies

The Benefits of Opening Forest Canopies

Learn about the benefits of creating open canopy in oak forested areas -- for livestock, aesthetics, and wildlife -- with Dwayne Elmore from the Oklahoma State University Extension.

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SFE Lessons Learned from Learn-n-Burn Events

SFE Lessons Learned from Learn-n-Burn Events

"Learn and Burn" workshops are an excellent way for private landowners and others to gain hands-on burning experience and knowledge from expert mentors. This webinar will provide some lessons learned from coordinating these events, and tips to putting one on in the future. Participants will be provided with a template checklist, examples of past agendas, ideas for potential partners and funding opportunities, suggestions on how to measure program impact, and successes from past events.

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Fire and a Changing Climate - Fueling Collaboration

Fire and a Changing Climate - Fueling Collaboration

Webinar from the Fueling Collaboration Series. Jenifer Bunty (Consortium of Appalachian Fire Managers & Scientists/Clemson University) moderates a panel of fire professionals and climate change specialists. They discuss how to incorporate climate change predictions/models into forest and fire management and give updates on the latest fire science and climate change research.

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SFE Webinar: Introduction to the SE FireMap - A New Tool to Map Fires Across the South

SFE Webinar: Introduction to the SE FireMap - A New Tool to Map Fires Across the South

The SE FireMap is a new fire mapping system for the Southeastern United States. Developed with funding provided by the USDA NRCS, SE FireMap uses a remote sensing-based approach to track both prescribed fire and wildfire activity on public and private lands across the range of the longleaf pine. SE FireMap is being developed as a critical decision support tool to maximize the effectiveness of fire management practices across boundaries, ecosystems, and jurisdictions. This webinar will introduce the SE FireMap, describe the source of the fire data, and explore the current opportunities to use the system. Following the presentations there was time for audience Q/A with the speakers.

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Paul Hessburg: Why Wildfires Have Gotten Worse-and What We Can Do About It

Megafires, individual fires that burn more than 100,000 acres, are on the rise in the western United States -- the direct result of unintentional yet massive changes we've brought to the forests through a century of misguided management. What steps can we take to avoid further destruction? Forest ecologist Paul Hessburg confronts some tough truths about wildfires and details how we can help restore the natural balance of the landscape.

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Fire in Wetlands: Fire Ecology and Prescribed Fire Tactics

Fire in Wetlands: Fire Ecology and Prescribed Fire Tactics

The following webinar provides insight on prescribed fire tactics in wetland ecosystems. Developed by the Southern Fire Exchange, the Ocala National Forest and the University of Florida.

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Igniting Inspiration for Women in Fire

Igniting Inspiration for Women in Fire

If our use of fire for managing lands is to improve and expand in the United States, it will need to involve more women and diverse perspectives. Thanks to programs like Women-in-Fire Prescribed Fire Training Exchanges (WTREX), more women are participating in and leading controlled burns.

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Fighting Fire with Fire: Can Fire Positively Impact an Ecosystem?

Fighting Fire with Fire: Can Fire Positively Impact an Ecosystem?

Wildfires occur naturally when lightning strikes a forest or grassland. Alternatively, controlled burns, also known as prescribed fires, are set by land managers and conservationists to mimic the effects of natural fires.

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